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Toolingu.com is the leading online training provider focused on the unique needs of manufacturers. Our roots are in manufacturing, and our business started by recognizing the industry's specific needs. While some may report that "manufacturing is dead," or that "all the jobs are overseas," we recognize instead that manufacturing faces a challenge. Today's manufacturers are ready to compete, but to do so successfully, they need the right people, and they need the right knowledge.


 
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Precision Machinist

Technology: Product and Process Design, Machining & Metal Processing, Forming and Fabrication, Equipment and Machinery, Automated Manufacturing & Assembly

A precision machinist sets up and operates a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. A person in this career, may also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures. (Source from O*NET OnLine Summary Report for: 51-4041.00, website URL http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4041.00).

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